One injured in single-vehicle crash on I-90 near Plankinton

Slush a factor in Thursday afternoon incident

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PLANKINTON — A man was injured Thursday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash four miles west of Plankinton.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety reports a 2010 Chevrolet Express was westbound on Interstate 90 near mile marker 306 at 12:47 p.m. Thursday when it hit a large amount of slush on the roadway, causing the driver to over correct. The vehicle slid into the north ditch.

The driver of the Express, a 38-year-old male, received minor injuries in the crash and was transported to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was the only occupant of the vehicle.

No charges are pending in the crash.

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